Karel Capek

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Karel Capek

Karel Capek was a writer. (AUDIO: Children of Steel)

According to the Eleventh Doctor, he was the inventor of the term robot, in Prague, in 1920. (COMIC: The Broken Man) He used the word robot in one of his plays. Sky Smith had read about Capek and told Clyde Langer about him. (AUDIO: Children of Steel)

The TARDIS library contained several books written by Capek during the time of the Twelfth Doctor. (PROSE: The Blood Cell)

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Karel Capek wrote the play, Rossum's Universal Robots, as referenced in the Doctor Who Annual 1970 feature Will The Cybernetic Anthropomorphous Machines Take Over?.